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$40 Million Lawsuit Filed by Ex-Teacher Who Was Shot by Student Is Going to Trial

A $40 million lawsuit filed by Abby Zwerner – the former first-grade Richneck Elem. teacher who was shot by her student in Jan. 2023 – is going to trial.

The Newport News School Board tried to prevent the jury trial by filing an appeal after a judge ruled the case did not fall under workers compensation. Attorneys for the School Board have argued that Zwerner is only eligible for workers compensation since her injuries were workplace-related.

Zwerner claims her injuries are the result of school administrators’ negligence.

Read the source article at WTKR

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